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Honeybees

Leslie had one ironclad rule in her lab. She alone killed animals. It wasn’t that she liked to kill. It bothered her a lot, especially when it came time to put down a dog, or more rarely, a monkey. But she knew it bothered her less than it did some of the others, like Mitzi […]

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Body Language

A Conversation with Marc Ian Barasch on Illness and Healing When Marc Ian Barasch was thirty-five years old, he had a series of vivid and startlingly detailed dreams about cancer. Though he had no physical symptoms, he went to see a doctor, insisted on medical tests, and was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. At the time, […]

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Elements of Refusal: An Interview With John Zerzan

John Zerzan: Just today I was talking with a guy from the New York Times, and though I don’t know exactly what his focus is, he’s much more interesting than I would have thought. He understands that there’s a big disconnect going on, and has for a long time been predicting that there would be […]

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Chef de famille et schème culturel

Le fait de comprendre que la culture entière pourrait raisonnablement être perçue comme souffrant du PTSD aide à comprendre autrement l’absurdité des actions et des philosophies de notre culture. Notre haine du corps. La certitude que la nature n’est faite que de griffes et de dents rouges de sang. Ce contrôle centralisé vers lequel on […]

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PTSD domestique et culturel

Depuis enfant, déjà, je me demandais: si le comportement destructeur de cette culture ne nous rend pas heureux, pourquoi le suivons-nous? Il m’est venu plusieurs réponses depuis. Toutes, malheureusement, désignent le caractère intraitable de cette pulsion destructrice. Dans mon livre A Language Older than Words, une partie de ma réponse expliquait que la culture entière […]

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